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Bernie's Grill

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129 Central Ave N, Faribault, MN 55021-5210
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Port Antonio, Jamaica
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Bernie is of Asian heritage who met a local Sparta women and eventually came back to open up Bernies. Forgot where first place was, but later moved downtown. It is an iconic place closed only on Monday. Some of the waitresses have been there for nearly 30 years.... Mostly a hangout for seniors, and yes they have senior specials. It... More 

Thank bamboobwah
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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146 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Took a half day off of work,Wife and I and decided to cruise somewhere for Lunch before Dinner in Waseca. We pick Faribault,and drove straight to Bernie's purely by fortune. I had one of the Specials, a Turkey BLT, and a Cup of Homemade Chicken and Dumpling Soup,my Wife had a simple Fried Ham and Egg Sandwich. Everything we had... More 

Thank Kevin O
Gunnison, Colorado
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Great Menu, Great Service with an atmosphere like Grandmas House. It's a simple Diner with food that doesn't disappoint. It has its little quirks, like all the coffee mugs being random. But the portions are generous, the place is clean and the food is delicious. This place is extremely packed on the weekend mornings... I'd try and beat the church... More 

Thank akaMoonDog
Faribault, Minnesota
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Lots of variety options for breakfast each day. Every Tuesday they serve an old fashion turkey dinner with mashed potatoes and dressing, lots of turkey with cranberry sauce.

Thank Kay T
Faribault, Minnesota
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

If really enjoyed this little diner, I got the blueberry cream cheese pancakes and I would highly recommend them! Large portions and good prices, Faribault is lucky to have them.

1 Thank Brandy B
Owatonna, Minnesota
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97 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

We had heard good things about this place and went there today for lunch for the first time. Staff was friendly and courteous. Place was very clean. Food was very good and prices were reasonable. Place was larger than I thought it would be. Only open till 2 pm so go there for breakfast or lunch! No complaints!

1 Thank retiredguy2014
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181 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Visited the small diner today after shopping at a local shoe store. The diner was fairly busy but we were served quickly. They serve breakfast all day which is a nice choice to have. I had a chicken ranch wrap with fries and it was pretty good. My boyfriend ordered breakfast and he said it was very good. Service was... More 

1 Thank Jennifer A
Faribault, Minnesota
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85 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

Staff and atmosphere is always cheery and upbeat... Food always good, my biggest complaint is the hours, I sure wish they stayed open for dinner!!!!

1 Thank JannaC
Madison WI
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Food was excellent. Staff was friendly. Crispy hashbrowns that aren't greasy are hard to do but they did it. My wife had the Rachel and it was very good.

1 Thank nellie00
Faribault, Minnesota
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

This is Americana. Family owned...waitresses who care about great service...and hot off the grill food. Best hash browns anywhere. A veggie omelet that is packed with goodness. My hubby starts most his mornings here. Great lunches, too. Very busy on weekends...so expect a little wait then.

2 Thank Jango53

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Central Ave N, Faribault, MN 55021-5210
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Faribault
  • Phone Number: 507-334-7476

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?